Carving Braille into a simple wood coaster introduced a lot more design and usability complexity than I initially expected; this post shares a few of the design considerations, and the implications of those issues on machining time.
If you’re considering some built-in furniture, these before and after transformation photos of projects I’ve worked in the last year might help you flesh out some of your ideas: natural wood, or painted? floor-to-ceiling, or just partway up the wall?
The 2018 “Wine & Art” street festival schedule for Branching Out Wood.
Struggling to find a unique Valentine’s gift for someone who has everything? Check out these very special lamps, with super cool light bulbs that send a romantic message, in a walnut base sanded to a satin sheen.
These gift ideas combine beautiful home decor, clean simple lines, and some (well-hidden) elements of engineering or technology. Check out my top list for this year’s shopping season: a clock in words; a levitating planter; and a shelf that floats off the wall.
Much of what I sell requires “wall power” both to validate for the customer that it works, and to attract folks to the booth in the first place. Yet selling at booths, on the street or in a festival, I am rarely provided with power, and generators are almost never allowed. This article describes the battery / inverter / solar solution I’ve put together to close this gap.